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Songwriting At Vanderbilt

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Songwriters living in or near the Nashville, TN area – you might want to consider attending this new offering from Vanderbilt University, in person. For others, this will be available on-line as well. It’s the Blair Hit Songwriter Series hosted by Deanna Walker. Join legendary songwriters, industry professionals and rising stars for 14 weeks of incredible, up-close and personal discussions ...

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ISC Extends Entry Deadline

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HTML Message Nashville, TN, – In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, ISC is reopening submissions from December 14th to January 2nd for its annual Stocking Stuffer, and the fee is a discounted $25 per entry. All entries will also be automatically entered into the ISC 2016 competition and will be eligible for all ISC prizes, including a Grand Prize ...

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Romp Fest Initial Line-up

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The 14th annual ROMP Festival, promoted by the International Bluegrass Museum, will take place on June 21 – 24, 2017 at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, KY, home of the museum. Scheduled acts this year include legendary American roots pioneers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, progressive bluegrass virtuosos, Punch Brothers, Grammy Award-winning folk rockers, Los Lobos, and multi-instrumentalist and founding member ...

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Americana Rhythm Heads South

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The staff of Americana Rhythm will be heading to Nashville this week to the Americana Music Association’s conference. We’ll make a stop at the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, and head over to Raleigh for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s conference, and Wide Open Bluegrass. Whew! It’s gonna be a blast, and you can tag along – at least in pictures ...

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Bluegrass in Dinwiddie

Larry Cordle takes the stage at the Dinwiddie Music Festival.

With the many choices available these days for music festival options, it’s so hard to pick just one. I’m happy to say we were delighted with our choice to spend the day at the Virginia Motorsports Park in Dinwiddie, VA at the Dinwiddie Music Festival recently. (Thursday, June 9th) Allen Carpenter, festival promoter, has a fantastic location for the three day event. The ...

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